The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 21 11 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 3.97% 3.45% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 3.45% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £46,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
146 29 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 96.69% 100.00% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 93 10 89
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £36,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Consultant
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Stirling region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Stirling

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) Business Objects
1 5 (35.71%) SAP
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (35.71%) Informatica
2 4 (28.57%) COBIT
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (14.29%) ISEB
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) BCP
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Legal
5 1 (7.14%) MBA
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Test Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) BCP
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) COBIT
2 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
1 5 (35.71%) Business Objects
1 5 (35.71%) SAP
1 5 (35.71%) Informatica
2 2 (14.29%) HP